ActionScript 3.0 Cookbook

Errata for ActionScript 3.0 Cookbook

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The errata list is a list of errors and their corrections that were found after the product was released. If the error was corrected in a later version or reprint the date of the correction will be displayed in the column titled "Date Corrected".

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Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
Other Digital Version
2
last line on the page

'Note that is has created..' -> 'is' should be 'it'

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 2
last line on the page

'Note that is has created..' -> 'is' should be 'it'

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
4
3rd paragraph, 2nd sentence

..."and the last s4ets its frame rate to 31 fps."

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 4
3rd paragraph, 2nd sentence

..."and the last s4ets its frame rate to 31 fps."

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
70
1st paragraph

In the paragraph flash.system.Capabilities.hasEbeddedVideo should be flash.system.Capabilities.hasEmbeddedVideo

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 70
1st paragraph

In the paragraph flash.system.Capabilities.hasEbeddedVideo should be flash.system.Capabilities.hasEmbeddedVideo

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Printed
Page 147
2nd paragraph, 1st line

the words 'when' and 'you' are joined together...("whenyou")

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2007
Other Digital Version
173
under "Solution"

Use startDrop(), stopDrag() and dropTarget from the sprite class.... should be: Use startDrag(), stopDrag() and dropTarget from the sprite class....

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 173
under "Solution"

Use startDrop(), stopDrag() and dropTarget from the sprite class.... should be: Use startDrag(), stopDrag() and dropTarget from the sprite class....

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
229
end of 3rd paragraph

"With earlier versions of Actionscript, you construct a text field using the TextField constructor as follows : var field:TextField=new TextField();" should be: "With earlier versions of Actionscript, you construct a text field using the TextField constructor as follows : createTextField();"

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
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Page 229
end of 3rd paragraph

"With earlier versions of Actionscript, you construct a text field using the TextField constructor as follows : var field:TextField=new TextField();" should be: "With earlier versions of Actionscript, you construct a text field using the TextField constructor as follows : createTextField();"

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
329
1st paragraph

Reads: ..."The follow code demonstrates"... Should read: ..."The following code demonstrates"...

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 329
1st paragraph

Reads: ..."The follow code demonstrates"... Should read: ..."The following code demonstrates"...

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
367
in the "discussion" section, 3rd paragraph

"Recipe 15.1 discusses .... " should be "Recipe 15.10 discusses .... "

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 367
in the "discussion" section, 3rd paragraph

"Recipe 15.1 discusses .... " should be "Recipe 15.10 discusses .... "

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
370
3rd paragraph, 1st line

Wrong reference to 15.1 - the reference to create a pause/restart function should be 15.10. Same mistake in the 'See Also' paragraph that references 15.1 and 15.2.

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
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Page 370
3rd paragraph, 1st line

Wrong reference to 15.1 - the reference to create a pause/restart function should be 15.10. Same mistake in the 'See Also' paragraph that references 15.1 and 15.2.

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
412
2nd paragraph, 6th line

"...why the data might be written..." should be "...why the data might not be written..."

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 412
2nd paragraph, 6th line

"...why the data might be written..." should be "...why the data might not be written..."

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
439
3rd paragraph, in the code example

"...is retrieved by lookig..." "looking" should be "looking"

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
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Page 439
3rd paragraph, in the code example

"...is retrieved by lookig..." "looking" should be "looking"

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
441
3rd paragraph

it says: "(note the ampersands in bold)" But in the code example, the ampersands are not in bold.

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 441
3rd paragraph

it says: "(note the ampersands in bold)" But in the code example, the ampersands are not in bold.

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
447
in the handleProgress function

"...the target of the vent..." "vent" should be "event"

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 447
in the handleProgress function

"...the target of the vent..." "vent" should be "event"

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
460
2nd paragraph

"...it is used to for subtraction" should be: "...it is used for subtraction"

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 460
2nd paragraph

"...it is used to for subtraction" should be: "...it is used for subtraction"

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
475

In the example code, the line: import flash.util.*; should be: import flash.utils.*;

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 475

In the example code, the line: import flash.util.*; should be: import flash.utils.*;

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
477
1st paragraph, 3rd line

'URLReuest' should be 'URLRequest'

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 477
1st paragraph, 3rd line

'URLReuest' should be 'URLRequest'

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
483
2nd paragraph, 2nd line

"...expression returns assigns" should be: "...expression assigns"

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 483
2nd paragraph, 2nd line

"...expression returns assigns" should be: "...expression assigns"

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008
Other Digital Version
488
Discussion

var webService.WebService = new WebService() Should be: var webService:WebService = new WebService()

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2008
Printed
Page 488
Discussion

var webService.WebService = new WebService() Should be: var webService:WebService = new WebService()

Anonymous    Jul 01, 2008